Landmine Blast Kills 20 In Northeast Nigeria


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(Barron's) Twenty mourners were killed when the vehicle transporting them from a funeral for victims of a jihadist attack hit a landmine in northeast Nigeria, pro-government militia and residents told AFP on Wednesday.

Attacks from militants waging a 14-year war have eased in Nigeria's northeast and they no longer hold large swaths of territory, but they still raid rural areas, hit military bases and ambush convoys.

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Published: Thursday, November 2, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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